Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley: Salome Dances for Peace

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Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley: Salome Dances for Peace
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 27, 1989
RecordedAugust 1988 at "Skywalker Ranch", Nicasio, California
GenreExperimental music
Western classical music
Minimalist music
Electronic music
Length1:58:33
LabelNonesuch
ProducerRobert Hurwitz, Judith Sherman
Kronos Quartet chronology
Different Trains/Electric Counterpoint
(1989)
Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley: Salome Dances for Peace
(1989)
Black Angels
(1990)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]

Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley: Salome Dances for Peace is a 1989 album by the string quartet Kronos Quartet. In 1989, the album was nominated the Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Terry Riley.

Disc one
No.TitleLength
1."I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: The Summons"4:55
2."I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Peace Dance"10:57
3."I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Fanfare in the Minimal Kingdom"4:29
4."I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Ceremonial Night Race"4:42
5."I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: At the Ancient Aztec Corn Races Salome Meets Wild Talker"2:02
6."I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: More Ceremonial Races"0:50
7."I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Oldtimers at the Races"3:48
8."I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Half Wolf Dances Mad in Moonlight"8:12
9."II. Conquest of the War Demons: Way of the Warrior"5:08
10."II. Conquest of the War Demons: Salome and Half Wolf Descend Through the Gates to the Underworld"4:35
11."II. Conquest of the War Demons: Breakthrough to the Realm of the War Demons"2:37
12."II. Conquest of the War Demons: Combat Dance"3:52
13."II. Conquest of the War Demons: Victory: Salome Re-enacts for Half Wolf Her Deeds of Valor"0:43
14."II. Conquest of the War Demons: Discovery of Peace"3:36
15."II. Conquest of the War Demons: The Underworld Arising"10:08
Disc two
No.TitleLength
1."III. The Gift: Echoes of Primordial Time"11:13
2."III. The Gift: Mongolian Winds"4:12
3."IV. The Ecstasy: Processional"2:09
4."IV. The Ecstasy: Seduction of the Bear Father"3:11
5."IV. The Ecstasy: The Gathering"5:40
6."IV. The Ecstasy: At the Summit"5:22
7."IV. The Ecstasy: Recessional"2:02
8."V. Good Medicine: Good Medicine Dance"13:25

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Salome Dances for Peace". Allmusic. Retrieved July 25, 2012.